As we all know, Fat 32 and NTFS are two main file systems widely used by computer users. Each one has advantages and disadvantages. Based on different users’ needs, they choose different file systems.
Reason to format partition to Fat 32
Fat32 is popular among users, although it had the limitation in capacity. Generally speaking, it had been used in several aspects: for home users, it is recommended to save media files; for game players, the external disk added on Xbox 360 or PS3 must be Fat 32; and for Server users, keeping data on it will provide steady performance.
When the partition capacity is larger than 32GB, Fat 32 is not supported. In this case, what should you do to keep this file system? Will you backup all the data to format it, and then to shrink the size to convert?
Format partition to Fat 32 when it is larger than 32GB
As it mentioned above, Fat32 can only support partition with 32GB. So, if you want to keep using it, it is unavoidable to shrink the size and then to convert it back. However, it must be a time-saving process.
Fortunately, here comes the best solution! AOMEI Partition Assistant Home Edition is the freeware to help you out. It is a magic tool for formatting partition to Fat 32 up to 2048 GB. With this easy-to-use software, you can finish the task within few seconds, and there is no need to reboot the computer operating system.
Meanwhile, it also supports some basic and advanced features, such as resize/move/split/merge partitions, migrate OS to HDD or SSD, allocate free space and so on. Besides, it provides convenient for Windows 8/7/Vista/XP (both 32bit and 64bit).
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